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Table 3 Clinical course and outcomes

From: Successful treatment for adrenocorticotropic hormone-independent macronodular adrenal hyperplasia with laparoscopic adrenalectomy: a case series

Case Follow-up duration (months) Dosage of hydrocortisone (mg/day) Cushing's symptoms Body mass index (kg/m2) Endocrinological examination
Serum cortisol at 8 a.m. (μg/dL) (normal values: 5.3 to 11.0) Plasma adrenocorticotropic hormone (pg/mL) (normal values: 7.2 to 63.3)
1 146 15 Improved 20.5 2.7 25.7
2 35 15 Improved 24.2 1.1 50.1
3 24 None Improved 20.3 11.2 7.9
4 90 None Subclinical 28.3 14.6 4.1